Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Williams

Meet Jenny and Jeff, my latest couple to tie the knot.

Jenny is not my typical bride, see, I know her a little better than most.  Jenny was my intern this past summer.  We met and I immediately liked her!  She studied Photography and Graphic Design at North Greenville University and wanted to shadow me on weddings to learn more about what photographers do on a daily basis.  During this time we became friends.  Great friends.  Jenny is one of these girls that is just sweet, all the time.  And she is real.  She was such an encouragement to us while Kyle’s mom, Cindy, was sick.  She too lost her dad 2 years ago to cancer.  So, she not only was sympathetic, but also empathetic.  So, to just say we are friends is just scratching the surface.

When she began to plan her wedding, I asked her who she wanted to photograph her wedding.  When she said me, I was not only surprised but honored.  It’s one thing for someone to love your work from far away.  But for her to know me and work with me and want me to photograph her wedding, was such a compliment to me.  🙂

Her wedding day started out so cloudy.  I was so concerned because she and Jeff wanted to do a first look.  (What’s a first look, you ask?  Well, it’s when the bride and groom see each other before anyone else.  Most of my brides choose to wait until they walk down the aisle to see their grooms.  Either is perfectly fine with me, but I will say that I do LOVE it when brides choose to do a first look.)  So when I arrived at the church to see Jenny all fresh faced, getting ready to put on her makeup, I could tell by her attitude that NOTHING could spoil this day for her.  Jenny had zero expectations of me on her wedding day except for me to do what I usually do.  The only ideas she had were a peach orchard and field beside their church and an antique sofa.  The rest she left up to me.  I was so excited!  The fact that she is a photographer and trusted me to do whatever I wanted, was so much fun for me.  I’m not sure who had more fun at her wedding, Jenny or Erin and I! 🙂

I know, I’ve written far more than usual so I’ll get on with the amazing photos!  Thank you Jenny and Jeff for choosing me!  I was so honored to be a part of your PERFECT day!  I hope you are having a wonderful time in St. Thomas!  And a huge thank you to Erin for 2nd shooting with me.

Jeff and Jenny seeing each other for the first time!Jenny, looking simply beautiful!  And a fun field photo of the new couple!Jenny’s cool sofa………They looked at each other like this ALL day, so it made our job super easy! LOVE this shot by Erin that shows the cloud coverage……..LOVE this one.  Gorgeous!Erin shot this and I LOVE it!  Jenny, you look so amazing!  Again, here they are with this look! So sweet!  This was Erin’s idea, so much fun!!!

Florist- Carrie Smith
Caterer- Laurenda’s Catering
Director (and much more!) Ted Convell

11 comments
  • Kate Monroe - Absolutely gorgeous, Jana! I can’t even pick a favorite because I adore all of them! Beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Grace - Beautiful! So happy for you Jenny!ReplyCancel

  • Sabrina - Oh my word… These are SO beautiful (as is the couple!). I love all if them!! I really hope they get canvases of at least a couple of these because you and Erin gave them works of art!! Nicely done, ladies 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Sharon Haile - I keep looking at the wedding pictures of Jenny and Jeff over and over. Jeff is my nephew and we are thrilled to have Jenny join our family. These are the most beautiful and real wedding photos I have ever seen. Each time I look at them I feel like we are at the wedding all over again. You did an amazing job!!:)ReplyCancel

  • Jenny Farnham - JANA!!! These images brought tears to my eyes! Jeff and I have just stared in awe at them ever since we got internet access. You and Erin really captured the details and amazing moments of our special day. I have a feeling our home will be filled with beautiful wedding photos! Thank you so much for your sweet, personal write up. We love you and are sooooo blessed to have you as a friend AND photographer, I’d trust you with anything!!ReplyCancel

    • Jana - I am so glad you LOVE them! I thought they were so amazing too! 🙂 Hope you are having a great time! Call me when you get back!!!ReplyCancel

  • NIta Williams - Jana,
    Thank you for making Jeff’s & Jenny day so special. You are very talented at what you do. There was so much love that was felt in Jeff & Jenny wedding. Everyone that had a part it in was aGod sent. It was an amazing day. You are such a blessing. I do not believe I have ever seen such beautiful pictures of a couple. I know it has a lot to do with their Love for each other and for God. I also know that you knew how to capture that love on film. Amazing Day! Thank you! Nita Williams (Jeff’s Mom)ReplyCancel

  • vickie Geiger - This were the most awesome wedding pictures and video I have ever seen!!! That royal wedding has NOTHING over this!!! GREAT jobReplyCancel

  • Misti Burr - These wedding pictures are…amazing! I know Jeff from LHS-& he was one of the most respectful students ever. These pictures tell their story…LOVE! I had never heard of anyone see each other before the wedding…but their expressions could not have been any better. That was such a private moment..thanks for sharing. To Jana keep on making amazing memories. To Jeff & Jenny keep GOD 1st in your marriage & these pictures will stay alive forever. God Bless you both in the most amazing journey..of love!!ReplyCancel

  • Sandy Reid - These picutres are great! I have enjoyed looking through them several times! Jana, you captured Jeff and Jenny beautifully on their special day!ReplyCancel

  • Andrew "Nifty" Easley - Such great pictures! Great job, Jana! Thanks for inviting me to be a part of your beautiful wedding, Jeff and Jenny! :0)ReplyCancel

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